In Our Time: History

By BBC Radio 4

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 Sep 10, 2023

GM
 Jun 7, 2023
wonderful listening, always informative.

good but
 Aug 17, 2022
great podcast except when it touches on communism and turns into right wing propaganda. otherwise worth listening to and a cut above the rest.


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 Jul 14, 2020

Description

Historical themes, events and key individuals from Akhenaten to Xenophon.


Episode Date
Julian the Apostate
Apr 18, 2024
The Mokrani Revolt
Apr 04, 2024
The Sack of Rome 1527
Mar 21, 2024
The Hanseatic League
Feb 29, 2024
Nefertiti
Feb 15, 2024
Tiberius
Jan 11, 2024
Marguerite de Navarre
Dec 21, 2023
The Theory of the Leisure Class
Dec 14, 2023
The Barbary Corsairs
Dec 07, 2023
The Federalist Papers
Nov 09, 2023
The Economic Consequences of the Peace
Oct 26, 2023
Louis XIV: The Sun King
Jun 22, 2023
The Shimabara Rebellion
Jun 08, 2023
The Battle of Crécy
May 11, 2023
Cnut
May 04, 2023
Solon the Lawgiver
Apr 20, 2023
Mercantilism
Apr 13, 2023
Megaliths
Mar 30, 2023
Chartism
Mar 09, 2023
Tycho Brahe
Mar 02, 2023
The Great Stink
Jan 26, 2023
The Irish Rebellion of 1798
Jan 05, 2023
Demosthenes' Philippics
Dec 15, 2022
The Morant Bay Rebellion
Dec 01, 2022
The Knights Templar
Nov 03, 2022
Angkor Wat
Jul 21, 2022
Comenius
Jun 16, 2022
The Davidian Revolution
Jun 02, 2022
Olympe de Gouges
May 19, 2022
Homo erectus
May 12, 2022
The Arthashastra
Mar 31, 2022
In Our Time is now first on BBC Sounds
Mar 04, 2022
Peter Kropotkin
Feb 24, 2022
The Temperance Movement
Feb 03, 2022
The Gold Standard
Jan 20, 2022
The Hittites
Dec 23, 2021
The May Fourth Movement
Dec 09, 2021
The Battle of Trafalgar
Dec 02, 2021
The Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth
Oct 14, 2021
The Manhattan Project
Oct 07, 2021
Herodotus
Sep 23, 2021
Edward Gibbon
Jun 17, 2021
Booth's Life and Labour Survey
Jun 10, 2021
The Interregnum
May 27, 2021
The Second Barons' War
May 06, 2021
Ovid
Apr 29, 2021
The Franco-American Alliance 1778
Apr 22, 2021
Pierre-Simon Laplace
Apr 08, 2021
The Russo-Japanese War
Apr 01, 2021
David Ricardo
Mar 25, 2021
Marcus Aurelius
Feb 25, 2021
The Plague of Justinian
Jan 21, 2021
The Cultural Revolution
Dec 17, 2020
The Zong Massacre
Nov 26, 2020
Maria Theresa
Oct 22, 2020
Cave Art
Sep 24, 2020
Pericles
Sep 17, 2020
The Covenanters
Mar 12, 2020
The Valladolid Debate
Feb 20, 2020
Battle of the Teutoburg Forest
Feb 13, 2020
Alcuin
Jan 30, 2020
The Siege of Paris 1870-71
Jan 16, 2020
Tutankhamun
Dec 26, 2019
Coffee
Dec 12, 2019
Lawrence of Arabia
Dec 05, 2019
Li Shizhen
Nov 28, 2019
Melisende, Queen of Jerusalem
Nov 21, 2019
The Treaty of Limerick
Nov 07, 2019
Napoleon's Retreat from Moscow
Sep 19, 2019
Doggerland
Jun 27, 2019
The Mytilenaean Debate
Jun 20, 2019
The Inca
Jun 13, 2019
President Ulysses S Grant
May 30, 2019
The Gordon Riots
May 02, 2019
Nero
Apr 25, 2019
The Great Irish Famine
Apr 04, 2019
The Danelaw
Mar 28, 2019
William Cecil
Mar 07, 2019
Antarah ibn Shaddad
Feb 28, 2019
Owain Glyndwr
Jan 31, 2019
The Poor Laws
Dec 20, 2018
The Thirty Years War
Dec 06, 2018
The Long March
Nov 29, 2018
Horace
Nov 15, 2018
Marie Antoinette
Nov 08, 2018
The Fable of the Bees
Oct 25, 2018
Is Shakespeare History? The Romans
Oct 18, 2018
Is Shakespeare History? The Plantagenets
Oct 11, 2018
The Mexican-American War
Jun 28, 2018
Montesquieu
Jun 14, 2018
Persepolis
Jun 07, 2018
Margaret of Anjou
May 24, 2018
The Emancipation of the Serfs
May 17, 2018
The Almoravid Empire
May 03, 2018
Roman Slavery
Apr 05, 2018
Tocqueville: Democracy in America
Mar 22, 2018
The Highland Clearances
Mar 08, 2018
Sun Tzu and The Art of War
Mar 01, 2018
Frederick Douglass
Feb 08, 2018
The Siege of Malta, 1565
Jan 11, 2018
Thomas Becket
Dec 14, 2017
Thebes
Nov 23, 2017
The Picts
Nov 09, 2017
Picasso's Guernica
Nov 02, 2017
The Congress of Vienna
Oct 19, 2017
Constantine the Great
Oct 05, 2017
The American Populists
Jun 15, 2017
The Battle of Lincoln 1217
May 04, 2017
The Egyptian Book of the Dead
Apr 27, 2017
Roger Bacon
Apr 20, 2017
Rosa Luxemburg
Apr 13, 2017
The Battle of Salamis
Mar 23, 2017
Seneca the Younger
Feb 23, 2017
Mary, Queen of Scots
Jan 19, 2017
Johannes Kepler
Dec 29, 2016
The Gin Craze
Dec 15, 2016
Harriet Martineau
Dec 08, 2016
Garibaldi and the Risorgimento
Dec 01, 2016
Baltic Crusades
Nov 24, 2016
Justinian's Legal Code
Nov 17, 2016
The Fighting Temeraire
Nov 10, 2016
Epic of Gilgamesh
Nov 03, 2016
John Dalton
Oct 27, 2016
The 12th Century Renaissance
Oct 20, 2016
The Bronze Age Collapse
Jun 16, 2016
Margery Kempe and English Mysticism
Jun 02, 2016
The Gettysburg Address
May 26, 2016
Titus Oates and his 'Popish Plot'
May 12, 2016
1816, the Year Without a Summer
Apr 21, 2016
The Sikh Empire
Apr 07, 2016
Agrippina the Younger
Mar 31, 2016
Bedlam
Mar 17, 2016
The Maya Civilization
Mar 10, 2016
The Dutch East India Company
Mar 03, 2016
Eleanor of Aquitaine
Jan 28, 2016
Thomas Paine's Common Sense
Jan 21, 2016
The Salem Witch Trials
Nov 26, 2015
The Battle of Lepanto
Nov 12, 2015
The Empire of Mali
Oct 29, 2015
Holbein at the Tudor Court
Oct 15, 2015
Alexander the Great
Oct 01, 2015
Frederick the Great
Jul 02, 2015
Prester John
Jun 04, 2015
Josephus
May 21, 2015
The Lancashire Cotton Famine
May 14, 2015
Tagore
May 07, 2015
Matteo Ricci and the Ming Dynasty
Apr 16, 2015
The California Gold Rush
Apr 02, 2015
The Curies
Mar 26, 2015
The Eunuch
Feb 26, 2015
The Wealth of Nations
Feb 19, 2015
Ashoka the Great
Feb 05, 2015
Thucydides
Jan 29, 2015
Brunel
Nov 13, 2014
Hatshepsut
Nov 06, 2014
The Haitian Revolution
Oct 23, 2014
The Battle of Talas
Oct 09, 2014
Julius Caesar
Oct 02, 2014
Hildegard of Bingen
Jun 26, 2014
The Bluestockings
Jun 05, 2014
The Sino-Japanese War
May 08, 2014
The Domesday Book
Apr 17, 2014
Strabo's Geographica
Apr 10, 2014
Weber's The Protestant Ethic
Mar 27, 2014
Spartacus
Mar 06, 2014
Chivalry
Feb 13, 2014
The Phoenicians
Feb 06, 2014
Sources of Early Chinese History
Jan 23, 2014
The Battle of Tours
Jan 16, 2014
Plato's Symposium
Jan 02, 2014
The Medici
Dec 26, 2013
Pliny the Younger
Dec 12, 2013
Pocahontas
Nov 21, 2013
The Berlin Conference
Oct 31, 2013
The Corn Laws
Oct 24, 2013
The Mamluks
Sep 26, 2013
The Physiocrats
Jun 20, 2013
Queen Zenobia
May 30, 2013
The Putney Debates
Apr 18, 2013
Alfred Russel Wallace
Mar 21, 2013
Ice Ages
Feb 14, 2013
The War of 1812
Jan 31, 2013
The South Sea Bubble
Dec 20, 2012
The Borgias
Nov 22, 2012
Hannibal
Oct 11, 2012
Gerald of Wales
Oct 04, 2012
The Druids
Sep 20, 2012
Hadrian's Wall
Jul 12, 2012
Annie Besant
Jun 21, 2012
The An Lushan Rebellion
Feb 16, 2012
1848: Year of Revolution
Jan 19, 2012
The Ming Voyages
Oct 13, 2011
The Minoan Civilisation
Jul 07, 2011
The Battle of Stamford Bridge
Jun 02, 2011
Xenophon
May 26, 2011
Custer's Last Stand
May 19, 2011
Octavia Hill
Apr 07, 2011
The Iron Age
Mar 24, 2011
The Medieval University
Mar 17, 2011
The Taiping Rebellion
Feb 24, 2011
The Battle of Bannockburn
Feb 02, 2011
The Mexican Revolution
Jan 20, 2011
Consequences of the Industrial Revolution
Dec 30, 2010
The Industrial Revolution
Dec 22, 2010
Cleopatra
Dec 02, 2010
The Volga Vikings
Nov 11, 2010